Current Opportunities


Office Administrative Assistant

2/11/19 | Albany, NY

Wilson Elser's Albany office is looking for an Office Administrative Assistant to join our exceptional professionals working in a collaborative team oriented environment helping represent sophisticated clients confronted with complex legal challenges. 

This exciting role offers growth and learning opportunities for a motivated self-starter seeking to either gain experience in a fast-paced professional setting, or advance their career.

The Firm
Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm who faithfully serves our clients with more than 800 attorneys, across 37 offices in the United States and one in London. Founded in 1978, we rank among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and 53rd in The National Law Journal's survey of the nation's largest law firms.

The Position


  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • 1+ years of work experience in a law firm 
  • Must be able to think analytically, take direction well, and work independently
  • Must be detail-oriented, well organized and able to prioritize a heavy workload
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite
  • Experience with databases and data entry
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; including ability to interact with all levels within the Firm 
  • Must demonstrate the ability to adhere to deadlines 


  • Distribute and monitor legal service pre-bills (BIMs) and legal service invoices 
  • Assist in collection of accounts receivable 
  • Prepare expense reports using Chrome River
  • Prepare vendor invoices for payment
  • Prepare and monitor case lists and spreadsheets for tracking purposes
  • Document management, including filing, indexing and drafting of correspondence 
  • Follow up on medical, employment and other records requests for case files
  • Assist with event planning and other marketing events
  • Calendaring
  • Provide backup phone coverage for lunch and breaks
  • Other administrative duties as assigned

Why Should You Apply?

  • Excellent Benefits 
  • Generous PTO plan 
  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities 
  • Corporate Discount Plans

Wilson Elser is a firm who focuses our commitment to both our clients and you! Please consider joining our team by applying online.

We are committed to cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity as a fundamental value. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer; Minorities and Women are encouraged to apply.


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